Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (NSE:GUJFLUORO)

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Simply Wall St
Published
June 11, 2019
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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (NSE:GUJFLUORO), it is a company with great financial health as well as a a great history of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Gujarat Fluorochemicals here.

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record

In the past couple of years, GUJFLUORO has ramped up its bottom line by over 100%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did GUJFLUORO outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Chemicals industry expansion, which generated a 17% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see! GUJFLUORO's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. GUJFLUORO's has produced operating cash levels of 0.51x total debt over the past year, which implies that GUJFLUORO's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NSEI:GUJFLUORO Income Statement, June 12th 2019
NSEI:GUJFLUORO Income Statement, June 12th 2019

Next Steps:

For Gujarat Fluorochemicals, I've compiled three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for GUJFLUORO’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for GUJFLUORO’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is GUJFLUORO worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether GUJFLUORO is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of GUJFLUORO? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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